84
Students
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

American University / Department of History is located in Washington, DC, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 18
Doctoral Degrees 4

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Alternate accepted
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

131
Applied
83
Accepted
25
Enrolled
63%

Applying

55
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st Not reported Yes

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Personal statement, transcripts, 2 letters of recommendation, resume, writing sample
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Sample of written work, personal statement, transcripts, 3 letters of recommendation, resume
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 100

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

84
Total Graduate Students
25%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
75%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.57%
Black or African American 2.38%
White or Caucasian 71%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 1.19%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 3.57%
Unknown 9.52%

Gender

Male (40%)
Female (59%)

Faculty

27
Total faculty
Full-time (24)
Part-time (3)
Male (15)
Female (12)

Location & Contact

Address Battelle Tompkins, Room 137
4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC  20016-8038
United States
Contact Dr. Eric J. Lohr
Department Chair
Email: elohr@american.edu
Phone: 202-885-2464
Fax: 202-885-1098